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Beverly A. Fenner-Roman

Beverly passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Life Care Center in Plainwell.

She was born February 1, 1938 in Plainwell the daughter of Bruce and Margaret (Mott) Fenner. Bev had worked at Parker Hannifin for 14 years. She was a skilled seamstress and had owned and operated Bev’s Threads for 20 years. Nothing brought her more joy than using her sewing talents for others. She spent many hours crafting one of a kind wedding dresses for her daughters. There was no garment she couldn’t design or repair.

In her spare time she enjoyed working in her flower gardens, bird watching, making crafts, reading, scratch off lotto tickets, doing puzzles and playing board games and cards with the girls on Thursdays. In 1990 she married Ronald Roman who passed away in 1995.

Surviving are her children, Daniel (Sherri Kuiper) Holmes of Plainwell, Deborah (Keith) Todd of Otsego, Denise (Robert) Golm of Byron Center, Darlene (Robert) Enos of Otsego and Jackie (Marvin Jr.) Fox of Plainwell; grandchildren, Shelby, Josh, Paul, Jonathon, Alan, Jennifer, Heather and Haley; 3 great-grandchildren; her twin brother, Bill Fenner; siblings, Fran Kennicott, Cathy, Linda, Kim, Carl and Vicki along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Dana and siblings, Clifford Fenner and Sharon Meacham.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may meet with Bev’s family from 10-11 A.M., Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego with a time of sharing at 11:00.

Burial of ashes will take place at South Martin Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bev may be made to the

Allegan County Animal Shelter


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Kim Sheldon

December 22, 2017 at 4:12 pm

Danny, Deb, Denise, Dolly, Jackie,

We are so sorry….be thankful she is not suffering anymore. I have a picture in my mind of a wonderful reunion going on without us…..that makes me smile. RIP my dear sister…til we see each other again. Love you all.

Kim & Bryon


Elmer Sabin

December 22, 2017 at 6:05 pm

Dan and all the girls. Seems like I’ve known you guys forever. I guess best thing I can say is , if I every got to pick a Mom, Bev would have been my only choice. My heart goes out to all of you.


Tammy Thompson Drake

December 22, 2017 at 7:22 pm

So very sorry, hug, love and prayers for all of you! Hold on to those Amazing Memories!


Doug and Judy Scheppelman

December 22, 2017 at 7:48 pm

Dan, Deb, Denise, Dolly and Jackie,

We’re sorry to hear about your mom. I have such good memories of her and all of you when we were neighbors growing up. Sending love and prayers.


Shirley Foster

December 22, 2017 at 10:19 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. I was happy I had the chance to spend some time with her recently, as she was a big part of my life growing up & very special to me. We shared a lot of good memories. My heart & prayers are with you all right now.


Julie and Bob Taylor

December 23, 2017 at 5:02 am

Jackie and family sorry for the loss of yoir mom and grandma. My thoughts & prayers are with you.


Larry & Sharon Thompson

December 23, 2017 at 8:08 am

Our condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


Jerry and Marilyn Fenner

December 23, 2017 at 9:16 am

Condolences to Bev’s family and Fran and Bill.


Mark and Michele Susman

December 23, 2017 at 10:06 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She is dancing in Heaven in her perfectly renewed body, and making Heaven laugh, I’m sure. Caleb always enjoyed her sense of humor. It is obvious from her picture where Heather, Haley, and Jackie get there beautiful features. We love you Heather!


Lester LaFountaine & Family

December 23, 2017 at 12:04 pm

Sorry for the loss. Keeping the family in thought and prayers.


Vickilee and Jim Miller

December 23, 2017 at 12:10 pm

So sorry for your loss, Bev was a great seamstress and animal lover. She was one of a kind friend. Always enjoyed visiting with her at her “brick house” in Martin.


Ron & Gail (Foster) Tutewiler

December 23, 2017 at 5:25 pm

We are so sorry for your loss. It’s especially hard to lose loved ones around the holidays. Great memories from the Miller Road neighborhood. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Willie Harrison

December 24, 2017 at 5:14 am

Sorry to the family of Bev she was such a great person I enjoyed working with at Parker for several years. She use to fix a few clothes for me and she even made me a cake one time many years ago when she heard I liked wedding cake she took a little tuna can and used it to make me one for work and brought it in all decorated . Bless her heart . I knew her son Dan the most he is like bev a caring person.RIP Bev


Kathi Fuss

December 26, 2017 at 9:28 am

Thoughts and prayers go to you and your family, Jackie!! This has been such a tough year for you. Having our memories is a blessing!


Sally & Bill Oge

December 26, 2017 at 10:10 am

So sorry to hear of your lose, she will be missed. Love and Hugs

to the family.


Renee Smith

December 27, 2017 at 8:32 am

Memories of our childhood come flooding back at this time..the laughter of our parents as they play there instruments and sing at there parties..eagle lake,us kids doing our thing as our folks were picking and grinning. I can still c bev walking across the field from,ur house to ours. God bless all of you..may the lord comfort u and bring u peace. Keeping the good memories alive within each of you


Garry and Terri Parrish

December 27, 2017 at 1:16 pm

We are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Our deepest sympathy to the kids (Danny, Debbie, Denise, Darlene, and Jackie) and all of their family’s . Also to Fran Kennicott. Your in our thoughts and prayers.


Iola Weyrick

January 1, 2018 at 5:17 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. Bev was a good friend to me for many years. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family.


Sandra L Eberly

January 3, 2018 at 3:02 pm

To Bev’s family from a cousin who shared her love of sewing. Love to all.


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